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Title:  Analyst Airline Optimization Operability


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  55606
Category:  Operations



Position Summary

JetBlue is looking for an Analyst Airline Optimization – Operability to be based at JetBlue’s Support Center in Long Island City, NY. The Airline Optimization - Operability team is responsible for understanding and quantifying the effects of the Network on the Operation, and vice versa. The Airline Optimization - Operability team will then support planning decisions across the company to maximize the airline’s end-to-end profitability and operational robustness.


The team’s short-term responsibilities include helping to optimize schedules and operational targets and working across teams to prepare the schedule for deployment. Longer-term responsibilities focus on helping closely align JetBlue’s network plan with its operational footprint.


The ideal Analyst Airline Optimization - Operability will have excellent quantitative and interpersonal skills, helping them to excel at working across teams to measure and balance planning requirements. Analytical and modeling experience are required.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Identify hidden inefficiencies in Network or operational plans and opportunities to improve processes
  • Work closely with Route & Schedule Planning crewmembers to build schedule scenarios, assess the revenue/strategic impact of decisions, and execute Network changes as needed
  • Use planning scenarios to measure the cost impact of schedule changes
  • Use tools to forecast operability outcomes and disruption risk
  • Build relationships with Operational teams to help align short- and long-term planning decisions
  • Manage metrics and reporting, including regularly updating decision support dashboards
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics or related field; OR demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities with a combination of a High School Diploma/GED and at least four (4) years of previous relevant work experience
  • One (1) year of analytical or related experience achieved either via school or work experience
  • Strong capabilities with database querying (e.g., SQL) and/or high-level programming language(s) (such as Python or R)
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in developing and maintaining interactive dashboards and data visualizations using Tableau, demonstrating strong proficiency in leveraging Tableau’s advanced features and functionalities to support data-driven decision-making
  • Strong airline business acumen
  • Excellent data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication ability
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (10%)
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
  • Authorization to work in the US is required, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Knowledge and/or experience in the aviation industry
  • Experience with financial modelling or project management


Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report (SAR))



  • Computer and other office equipment


Work Environment:                                                                                                    

  • Traditional office environment
  • Airports Environment (10%)
  • Hangar (10%)


Physical Effort: 

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)



  • The base pay range for this position is between $62,400.00 and $89,600.00 per year. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.

JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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